|Energy (Kcal) 403|
|Energy (KJ) 1690|
|Saturated Fat 4.9g||24%|
|Total Sugars 5.0g||5%|
Turn your oven to 150°C/Gas Mark 2.
Take a large mixing bowl and beat your eggs, then stir in the flour. Coarsely grate the potatoes and squeeze out any excess water using a tea towel. Add this to the egg and flour along with coarsely grated beetroot and chopped spring onions. Season with salt and milled pepper and mix everything well.
Place a large frying pan over a medium-hot heat and add the groundnut oil. When hot take a heaped tablespoon of the latke mixture to the pan, flatten slightly so they are about 2cm thick and leave to cook until golden and crisp (about 3-4 minutes) flip over and cook on the other side until golden and crisp. Pop into the oven to keep warm whilst you prepare the second batch.
When you have all 8 made you are ready to serve. Place the latkes onto your serving plates, top with waves of smoked salmon and finish with a little crème fraiche, chopped chives and a milling of fresh pepper.
Alternatives to beetroot that also work really well are: swede, courgette, mouli, parsnip or squash.
300g smooth potatoes (such as Desiree), peeled
2 spring onions
groundnut oil for frying.
400g smoked salmon
4 large teaspoons crème fraiche
Snipped fresh chives
Boulangère potatoes are delicious with steak. Thinly sliced smooth potatoes, such as Desiree are slowly baked until they are golden on top and soft below
A perfect centrepiece to a lunch occasion - served with so many different combinations to suit the time and the weather.
"This is one of my favourite summer salads. It’s a great addition to any lunch, especially a picnic. The potatoes taste amazing tossed with asparagus in the creamy lemon and avocado mix, and then sprinkled with chives and spring onions. It’s simple but delicious! I can’t wait to hear what you all think of it."
Experience a blend of smooth and soft textures in this flavoursome treat of a meal. The combination of spice, the creamy consistency and the indulgent runniness of the accompanying eggs is like nothing else!